The Best Way to Keep Pipes From Freezing

best way to keep pipes from freezing

When temperatures drop, frozen pipes are one of the greatest risks to damaging your property. The best way to keep water pipes from freezing is to slow or stop the transfer of heat from the water in them. It is a basic law of physics that when water approaches freezing, it begins to expand. Once … Continued

Tips for Home Water Damage Clean Up

what to do if you home has winter water damage

Water damage to your home can happen quickly and unexpectedly by flooding, a burst pipe, melting ice, ice dams, a leaky roof, etc. When it happens, home water damage clean up can be a challenge, if not outright overwhelming. But the sooner you act, the sooner you can limit the damage to your home. Contact … Continued

The Hidden Dangers of Water Damage

water damage on walls

If a pipe bursts in your home or business and hundreds of gallons of water come rushing in at once, it can cause significant property damage. Not only can water ruin furniture, carpets, and equipment in a matter of minutes, within days it can also cause hardwood floors to warp, paint to blister and wallpaper … Continued

What is an ERP and How Does it Work?

How Does ERP Work?

ERP, Emergency Response Protocol, is a plan of action that businesses follow should they ever experience a disaster, such as a fire or a flood. The logic behind creating an ERP plan is that if there is an emergency, the necessary steps to follow are already clearly defined. This includes who to call, where important … Continued

Mold Isn’t Just a Nuisance, It’s a Health Hazard!

Mold on Window Sill

There are a lot of contaminants that can have a negative impact on indoor air quality, including dust, pollen, pet dander, and cigarette smoke. However, one of the biggest threats to the quality of the air in your home or business is one you may not have thought of, mold.

5 Ways to Prevent Your Pipes from Bursting

How to Prevent Pipes from Bursting

Spring may be on the horizon, but New England is still experiencing temperatures that are dipping below the freezing mark, which means your pipes could still be at risk for bursting. How to Prevent Pipes from Bursting Here are five proactive steps that you can take to help prevent your home or business from experiencing … Continued

How to Recover After a Fire

Fire Damage Recovery

If you experience a fire in your home or business, it can be devastating. Even if the building isn’t a total loss, even a minor fire has the potential to cause significant damage between the flames, ash and smoke. Here’s how you can begin to recover and get back to normal as quickly as possible … Continued

What to Do If You’ve Got Ice Dams

Ice Dams in Gutters

Winters can be harsh in New England, and this year is no exception. Between the snow and the freezing rain, it feels like we’re spending the majority of our free time shoveling, snow blowing and salting our driveways and walkways. But don’t forget there’s another place the snow and ice are piling up – your … Continued